Vasectomy Reversal FAQs
Occasionally, even after being very certain that a vasectomy is the right course of action for his overall health, a man can change his mind and seek a vasectomy reversal. Reasons for a vasectomy reversal are very personal and can include many factors, including a change in relationship status or financial situation. Regardless of your motive for wanting a vasectomy reversal, it's common for patients to have a lot of questions about the procedure. In order to put your mind at ease and give you an idea of what to expect during a vasectomy reversal, we've put together a guide of the top vasectomy reversal FAQs.
How much does a vasectomy reversal cost?
At Male Fertility Specialists, we've worked hard to keep procedure costs as low as possible while strictly maintaining quality patient care. The costs for a vasectomy reversal are as follows:
- $4,000 Surgeon's fee (to be paid in full prior to the procedure)
- $900 Anesthesia professional fee
- $2,200 Surgery Center Facility fee
A $1,200 non-refundable deposit is due when the vasectomy reversal is scheduled. The total fee of a vasectomy reversal is $7,100 - which is reduced from $7,650.
How successful are vasectomy reversals? What happens if the vasectomy reversal fails?
Dr. Bastuba of Male Fertility Specialists has a 98% success rate for vasectomy reversals. The key to a successful vasectomy reversal is the selection of a highly skilled, trained and experienced surgeon. Dr. Bastuba, for example, has performed over 3,000 vasectomy reversals.
Should the vasectomy reversal fail, other options are available. We invite patients to learn more about this remote possibility by visiting our blog and reading: Should I Give Up After a Vasectomy Reversal Failure?
When can my partner and I expect a pregnancy after a vasectomy reversal?
After the vasectomy reversal, sperm can return to semen immediately or take up to 12 months. The time frame greatly depends on the type of vasectomy reversal needed for each individual and what the surgeon finds during the procedure. Your doctor will be able to provide a more thorough estimation of when a pregnancy is possible both during the consultation and after the procedure has been performed.
For those with additional questions, we invite you review more vasectomy reversal FAQs.